In the wake of the Capitol Hill Attack, many social media websites have clamped down on right wing extremism leading to claims of big tech censorship and many right wing pundits have resorted to their usual "whataboutism" tactic. They said there is a double standard with big tech for not enforcing similar restrictions on left wing extremism and using this along with the amount influence certain corporations have over the social media sphere as evidence for collusion between Democrats and big tech. Well, first of all, this is just conjecture and given that BLM is viewed more favorably than Trump, it only makes sense from a business perspective to clamp down more on one versus the other. As for the hegemony, the only reason that certain companies are able to have so much power and influence is because the right fought against anti-trust laws which allowed a few corporations to gain so much influence; these "tech giants" aren't colluding with Democrats, the Republicans made a monster that turned on them. But hey, when you put your faith in a system as inherently self serving and exploitative as capitalism and get screwed, you get what you signed up for (the stereotype of the shrewd businessman who throws his associates under the buds to make a quick buck has a basis in reality). But the Elephant in the room is that the DC rioters were able to storm the capitol while there was a way stronger security force when BLM protested in DC. And this (along with many other incidences) shows that police are more likely to violently repress left wing protests despite a similar frequency of violence between right and left wing protesters (i. e. left wing demonstrations are oppressed [effectively censored] more often than right wing ones). Also from an integrity standpoint, if Law enforcement doesn't take right wing violence as seriously, social media would be absolutely justified in clamping down on right wing extremism harder. "Selective outrage" my ass.